Herbert Glenn Griffin, 92, of Reidsville, passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2023 at UNC Nursing Center in Eden, NC.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, January 6, 2023 at 1pm at Wilkerson Funeral Home with Pastor Gordon Fisher. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service, from 12pm-12:45pm at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Reidlawn Cemetery.
Herbert was born in Guilford County to the late, Royal and Mary Griffin. He was a member of Reidsville Pentecostal Holiness Church and was an army veteran. Herbert was a machinist and retired from GTE Sylivania. He liked to build and fly radio-controlled airplanes as well as remote-controlled cars. In recent years, he loved to paint and color in his free time.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, James Lee Griffin; and granddaughter, Christy Taylor.
Herbert is survived by his wife of 72 years, Shirley Leake Griffin; son, Jerry G Griffin of Franklin Park, Illinois; daughters, Sharon Middendorf (David) and Virginia Jarrett (Mark); grandchildren, Jason L. Taylor, Jennifer M. Strickland, Anna Yang (Jin) of Raleigh and Jason Middendorf (Sarah); great-grandchildren, Nevyn Yang, Bryce Yang, Connor Yang, Edwin Middendorf, and Evelyn Middendorf; and sister, Pattie O’Bryant.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Reidsville Pentecostal Holiness Church at 160 Bride Drive, Reidsville, NC 27320.